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Talking to the vaccine-hesitant: Tips for providers

As COVID-19 cases rise nationwide, what’s the best way for doctors and other health care providers to talk with vaccine-hesitant patients? UF Health researchers say the answer is C-LEAR:  Counsel, Listen, Empathize, Answer and Recommend. Beginning and ending the conversation with a strong recommendation is important, say Carma…

Dr. Carma Bylund joins HOBI faculty

HOBI welcomes Carma Bylund, Ph.D., FACH, to the department. Dr. Bylund joins HOBI as a professor in the Division of Health Outcomes and Implementation Science (HOIS), where she will teach, continue her research in healthcare communications and mentor several graduate research assistants. Dr. Bylund is also a member…

HOP Faculty to Work with Medical Students in Research Program

Five University of Florida College of Medicine students have chosen to work under the mentorship of HOP faculty in the 2016 Medical Student Research Program (MSRP). The program allows first-year medical students to conduct a 10-week research project while receiving academic course credit. Participating students also receive a scholarship of…